[RECIPE] Ombré Taro Purée

I made a simple Taro Purée with my leftover taro and ube (purple yam). This recipe uses only four simple ingredients, and it will transform into 4 different shades of purple colored Taro Purée. There is no food coloring or preservatives, with minimal sugar. This pairs well with toast, or even milk and yogurt.

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TAO Skinfood delivers on Peach Gum

Peach Gum starts to become popular in Vancouver, and it is the Asian secret to beautiful skin. While it is often used in sweet soup and desserts, TAO Skinfood created a series of drink using peach gum, along with other natural supplements, such as goji berries and snow fungus. These drinks can be enjoyed chilled or hot, and they are my new favourite drinks in this summer.

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[RECIPE] 100% Successful Purple Yam Pearls (Ube Pearls)

After 3 weeks, I decided to get my hands on pearls. Though I have been ordering delivery service occasionally to satisfy my bubble tea crave, it is different to make pearls by hand. Unlike brown sugar pearls, Purple Yam Pearls (or Ube Pearls) is definitely a healthier and easier version. I enjoy pairing the pearls with milk, with fresh purple yam bits. As mentioned, this is a 100% successful recipe and family-friendly. For me, I just made them while watching TVB at night.

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Contactless Food Delivery is Available in Canada

The First Dessert food delivery by UberEats

To prevent further spread of COVID-19, many are working from home. Some may be struggling to get groceries, or just tired of cooking and washing dishes. Contactless food delivery is here to rescue. There are numerous food delivery services that are available in Vancouver, and many are proactively adopting new policies to alleviate customers’ concerns with COVID-19. You can support local businesses through these delivery services. In this blog post, I included the companies that I have used before and are offering contactless delivery, as well as promo codes for first-time users.

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Continue Exploring on Spadina Avenue: Icha Tea (一茶間)

Spadina Avenue has many bubble tea shops, but there is also this cute independant cafe/tea bar that serves chinese tea, matcha, and tea-infused treats. Icha Tea (一茶間) is known as the heaven for tea lovers on Spadina Avenue. Once you step in, you can first order at the counter. There is a few seats where you can sit and wait for your takeout orders. Otherwise, you can continue to walk inside, passing through an authentic Chinese tea bar, and you can then find more seatings. It is spacious and quiet. There are many students working in the corner, as well as groups chilling around with drinks and desserts.

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